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St. Barbara

Date Founded: 1909

Status: Merged, 2005

County: Calhoun

Church Location: 2 Hannah St., Batchtown, Illinois

Notes: Merged with St. Mary (Brussel) and St. Joseph (Meppen) to form Blessed Trinity parish. Church open for Mass.

The first St. Barbara's Church was dedicated on August 15, 1910. On February 2, 1967 the church was severely damaged by fire and had to be replaced. During the construction of the new church, services were held in the basement of an office building in downtown Bathchtown. The current church was dedicated on May 11, 1969.

Records Available in Diocesan Archives for Genealogy Research: 

  • Baptisms: 1919-1930
  • Marriages: 1919-1930
  • Deaths: none
  • Notes: See: Meppen, St. Joseph for earliest records. 
Last modified on Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:40

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